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82 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in engineering. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 30 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 31.7% of engineering graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Engineering Majors

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 82 students earned their graduate certificate in engineering. This makes it the 115th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in engineering at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,826
Doctor’s Degree 454
Graduate Certificate 82

Earnings of Engineering Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificates in engineering. About 75.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 62
Women 20
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The racial-ethnic distribution of engineering graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 28
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 3
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There are 14 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in engineering. Learn more about the most popular 14 below:

#1

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
56 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for engineering students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Maryland - College Park. Each year, around 40,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year. The engineering program at University of Maryland - College Park awarded 56 graduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 25% of this group were women, and 34% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
10 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Iowa comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in engineering. Roughly 30,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year. The engineering program at University of Iowa awarded 10 graduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 25% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

5 Yearly Graduations
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Minnesota State University - Mankato comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in engineering. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,504 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,994 per year. The engineering program at Minnesota State University - Mankato awarded 5 graduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year.

4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The University of Texas at Austin comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in engineering. Each year, around 50,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,448 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,028 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 4 graduate certificates were handed out to engineering majors at UT Austin.

3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Each year, around 2,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,740 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,320 per year. The engineering program at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#6

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
1 Yearly Graduations

The 6th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is George Mason University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,510 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,594 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from GMU.

#8

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Platteville, Wisconsin
0 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Wisconsin - Platteville. Each year, around 7,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,418 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,640 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 0 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from UW - Platteville.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to engineering that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Systems Engineering 580
Other Engineering 238
Industrial Engineering 174
Electrical Engineering 158
Mechanical Engineering 158

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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